FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) provides students with the business and leadership training needed for success in the world of business.

FBLA is the largest and oldest business student organization in the world. FBLA is centered around preparing adolescents for future business opportunities. Our chapter is traveling around to all the local businesses and asking for donations. In return businesses will receive a spot on our local FBLA sponsor page, which will be linked to the New Albany Schools Website.

FBLA Students Win at Northern District Conference
The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Northern District Conference was held Thursday, January 14, 2010, at Itawamba Community College in Tupelo, Mississippi. Students from the New Albany School of Career and Technical Education competed in a variety of areas from Networking Concepts to Impromptu Speaking. The following students were recognized as winners at the district level:

  • Taylor McCreight - 4th Place; Business Procedures
    Austin Taylor - 4th Place; Networking Concepts
  • Taylor Watson - 2nd Place; Impromptu Speaking
  • Ammy Hill, Andrea Williams, and Kayla Browning - 2nd Place; Banking and Financial Systems
  • Katie Aderholt - 6th Place; Business Communications
  • Drew Davis, Hannah Prater, Haven Boyd, Rebecca Taylor, and Joshua Googe - 2nd place; Parliamentary Procedure

District winners will attend the 2010 FBLA State Leadership Conference in Jackson, Mississippi in April, where they will compete with other FBLA members from across the state. Alison Moore, Business and Computer Technology teacher at the New Albany School of Career and Technical Education, serves as the FBLA advisor.

FBLA Helps the Community - Tech Scouts
This year FBLA is having several groups of Girls Scouts come in and learn computer skills and work toward earning their Computer Badge. Your donations will go towards snacks and supplies to help sponsor this community project.
Pro Sports Career Day
Students involved in the DECA and FBLA organizations at the New Albany School of Career and Technology recently attended Pro Sports Career Day in Memphis, TN. DECA and FBLA sponsors, Molly Bryan and Alison Moore took 38 students, grades 9-12, to the event.

“Pro Sports Career Day” is an educational workshop presented by the
Memphis Grizzlies management team. This event is a unique opportunity
for students to meet the professionals who work behind the scenes in
professional sports and learn how they got their start in the field.
Speakers for this year’s event included:

  • John Haun, Director of Marketing for Athletic Resource Management
  • Mike Redlick, Executive Vice President of Business Operations for the Memphis Grizzlies
  • Angela McCarter, Director of Marketing & Promotions for the University of Memphis Athletic Department
  • Patrick Byrne, Director of Sales & Marketing for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl
  • Jarvis Greer, Sports Director for Action News 5

In addition to this year’s panel discussion, the special day included a college fair featuring some of the best business and sports management programs in the Mid South.

The events of the day concluded with the students watching the Memphis Grizzlies take on the Golden State Warriors.

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New Albany FBLA
Alison Moore, Director

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